More than 3,000 artists, musicians, dancers and poets will take part in this year's St Patrick's Festival.
Wed, 15 Feb, 2017
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
Wed, 17 Feb, 2016
The organisers of Cork’s St Patrick’s Festival have launched a robust defence of the event, insisting that it’s a safe, family-friendly event which prohibits the promotion of alcohol.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2014
This year's St. Patricks Festival is promising to make Irish history colourful.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2014
Some of Earth’s most famous sights – including the Pyramids of Egypt and Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer statue – will be lit up green today.
Sun, 17 Mar, 2013
Details of this year's St Patrick's Festival has been announced, with organisers promising it will be best yet.
Wed, 20 Feb, 2013
The five-day St Patrick's Festival in Dublin officially kicks off later with the annual open air céilí.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2011
The six-day St Patrick's Festival kicks off in Dublin later today.
Fri, 12 Mar, 2010
The St Patrick's Festival was officially launched in Dublin today.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2010
Dublin’s St Patrick’s Festival kicks off today with a fun-filled five-day line up.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2008
This year's St Patrick's Day fireworks display is due to take place at the Rock of Cashel in Co Tipperary.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2008
Local festivals generated €300m for the Irish economy this year, it emerged today.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2007
The Saint Patrick's festival 'Skyfest' fireworks display in Dublin city centre tonight has been cancelled.
Sun, 18 Mar, 2007
GOLDEN girl Derval O’Rourke got a warm reception from thousands of people who braved wet and near-Arctic conditions to watch Cork’s St Patrick’s Day parade yesterday.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2006
Mon, 13 Mar, 2006
Hundreds of thousands of people will gather along the quays for Europe's largest fireworks display which begins at 8pm this evening.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2005
THE weather may have been grey and dull in Cork yesterday but the city’s reinvigorated St Patrick’s Day parade brought an explosion of colour onto the streets.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2005
The St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin will be bigger and better than ever to celebrate its 10-year anniversary, organisers promised tonight.
Wed, 16 Feb, 2005
GARDAÍ are targeting speeding motorists over the St Patrick's festival in an attempt to halt road carnage which has claimed 81 lives so far this year an increase of 25 deaths on 2003, according to the National Safety Council (NSC).
Tue, 16 Mar, 2004
Thousands of people were celebrating the feast of St Patrick in Dublin today as an action-packed festival got under way.
Sun, 16 Mar, 2003
Traders selling shamrock on the streets during St Patrick’s Day celebrations had an unexpected rival this year – in the form of a French market.
Almost 500,000 people have begun to gather in Dublin's city centre ahead of tonight's Skyfest fireworks display to mark the St Patrick's festival.
Sat, 15 Mar, 2003
Green Party leader Trevor Sargent has said he supports the call for people to wear white ribbons in opposition to war on St Patrick's Day.
JUST like Christmas, Paddy’s Day seems to be arriving earlier and earlier every year.
Tue, 04 Feb, 2003
Final preparations are underway ahead of this year's St Patrick's festival, which gets underway tonight.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2002
St Patrick's Day returns to Dublin this weekend for the second time in as many months.
Fri, 18 May, 2001
The National Safety Council has appealed to motorists not to drink and drive over the St Patrick's Festival weekend in Dublin.
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